Old Fashioned Blackberry Cake
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1 cboiling water
1 csoftened butter
1 tspeach cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves, and salt
2 cblackberries with juice (if fresh, mash slightly, if frozen, thaw)
1 cpeach preserves
2 tspbaking soda mixed in 1/2 cup buttermilk
3 call purpose flour
·powdered sugar and blackberries for topping and filling baked cake
How to Make Old Fashioned Blackberry Cake
- Soak raisins in water, set aside. In a large bowl, cream together butter and sugar. Add eggs. Mix.
Stir in cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves, and salt. Mix. Add blackberries, peach preserves, and buttermilk. mix. Add flour and mix until all are combined.
Grease and flour cake pans. Bake in 3 round layers at 350 degrees for 25 minutes. Cool.
- Slightly mash blackberries.
To assemble cake: Place one layer on cake plate. Sprinkle with powdered sugar. Sprinkle some mashed berries on top of sugar. Repeat with the next two layers. Be sure not to put too many berries (or big pieces of berries) in between layers of cake or layers might slide off each other.